Parliament refuses to grant supplies before redress of grievances

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Historical Context Note

In England, Charles I's second Parliament meets, sitting until 15th June. The House of Commons refuses to grant supplies until their grievances are redressed.
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Editors. "Parliament refuses to grant supplies before redress of grievances". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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